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Associate Scientist

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Job Id:

26660

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Gaithersburg, MD  20879

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Piper Life Sciences is currently seeking an Associate Scientist in Gaithersburg, MD to support a team of multiple formulations and assay development scientists in the development of assays and vaccine formulations. The Associate Scientist will be responsible for working with immunoassays (ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot) for development. This position is at a major biologics manufacturing organization with expanding operations. 

 

Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist:

  • Utilize ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, cell culture and cell banking techniques and various additional cell potency assays in support assay development 
  • Perform characterization and optimization of assays to determine vaccine potency and clarity  
  • Lead the maintenance and upkeep of analytical instrumentation as it pertains to assay development 
  • Develop, write, and execute SOP (standard operating procedures) independently
  • Work with standard operating procedures (SOP) to ensure appropriate analytical process adherence

 

Qualifications of the Associate Scientist

  • 1+ year of experience with cell culture, cell banking, immunoassays preferred
  • Understanding and experience with Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices or Good Clinical Practices (GMP/cGMP/GCP/GLP) preferred
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Immunology or other related life science

 

Benefits for the Associate Scientist

  • Salary: Up to $90,000 Commensurate with experience
  • Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO

 

Please send all qualified resumes to Michael Epstein at mepstein@pipercompanies.com

Keywords: formulations, quality control analyst, qc, hplc, chromatography, sds-page, karl fisher, elisa, cell-based assays, assay development, method development, method optimization, method validation, stability testing, release testing, uv-vis, spectroscopy, western blot, medical, dental, vision, 401k

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Job Id:

26660

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Gaithersburg, MD  20879

Security Clearance:

No Clearance

Business Unit:

Piper Companies